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Any vehicle used to transport LPG should: Be suitable for the task, of adequate strength and of good condition. Allow cylinders to be secured upright. Have adequate ventilation (preferably open). Drivers are not permitted to smoke in, or near any vehicle that is being loaded or unloaded with LPG cylinders All cylinders must be treated as full.
Remove red diamonds. No more than 333 kg (Gas weight). How much does a 47 kg bottle weigh? One 2 kg fire extinguishers must be fitted in the vehicle The instructions in writing must be displayed whilst carrying LPG
BS standard colour for propane is RED, denoting a flammable gas Propane – 3. 9 kg, 11 kg, 19 kg & 47 kg – Red/Orange – left hand internal thread Propane – Forklift – 18 kg – Red with blue/black shroud – external thread Propane – Patio/Leisure gas – 7 kg, 11 kg & 13 kg – lime green with red shroud – 27 mm Butane – 7 kg, 13 kg, 15 kg – Any colour – 20 & 21 mm
It is approximately twice as heavy as air. Cause severe cold burns to the skin Forms a flammable mixture with air in concentrations of between 2% and 10%,
Most gases are heavier than air, some are lighter e. g. Helium, but LP Gas is much heavier than air Heavier gases displace the air and therefore oxygen thus restricting breathing Humans need approximately 18% oxygen to breathe (Normal is approx 21%) Some gases dilute or replace the oxygen normally in the atmosphere. These are called asphyxiant gases In enclosed spaces the effects of the gas replacing oxygen in the air creates added danger
The fire extinguishers shall be installed on the transport unit in a way that they are easily accessible. The installation shall be carried out in such away that they are protected against effects of the weather so that their operational safety is not affected
Cold burns Keep away from food and drink Do not transfer or keep in unsuitable containers Keep out of reach of children Avoid malpractice such as sniffing
In severe cases summon medical attention immediately Immerse affected area, or flush with copious amounts of tepid water for at least 12 minutes. Do not apply heat directly to the affected area Loosen any clothing that may restrict blood flow to the effected area.
Thaw out frozen clothing before removing Cover the affected area with a clean , dry dressing Do not apply dressings to tight as they may restrict blood flow Alcoholic drinks and smoking is nor recommended. Seek medical attention urgently.
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